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Global Backpackers Central

9b Shields Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #59 of 83 Specialty Lodging in Cairns
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is cool, great facilities, great pool, aiconditioned room, clean, close to everything you want, the bars, cafes, restaurants, couple minutes to the lagoon on the esplanade, hooked up with some great bars, meal and drink coupon for PJ O'Briens, the Irish pubs, we went in Melbourne, and Sydney too, great spots, and Cairns, is a bit different, much... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I check in to central at 13/01, and I found out my sleeping bag was missing at 20/01 when I go back at evening, I am the last person go out that day and none of my roommates have seen my sleeping bag. I go to ask for help at reception, but the staff just being unhelpful and do nothing.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Firstly we check in on time we are booked for a double room. We get the key walk into a room with three single beds.. So back down stairs.. Simple mistake. We are handed another key for a double room but someone is in this room..back down stairs again.. No apology just a "it's a really busy time of year... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

This hostel has it's pros and cons and for $18 a night I didn't expect much.. Reception staff were lovely and really helpful, $7 meal deal thing is good. Pricey wifi but that's in most places in Aus. The rooms are okay. Not very big but we had aircon and trust me, you NEED this!!! There is NO air con... More 

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Cairns Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Spent New Years Eve here with friends, staff very friendly and make you feel so welcome, hostel was spotless clean and you cant beat the location, had lunch on New Years Day and food nearby, very good standard and good value for money, accommodation at very reasonable prices. Loved it! Your in capable and safe hands.

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Cairns Region, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Perfectly located in the heart of Cairns, Global Backpackers Central is within 2 minute walking distance of everything you'd want/ need in Cairns. It also offers very friendly and accommodating staff, clean room and facilities, and a secure feeling. What impressed me most was that although the hostel is in an ideal location for going out at night, the hostel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed in two different rooms in global - one an 8 bed dorm which had good a/c but the mattress was so uncomfortable and I got an awful nights sleep. The other room had great beds but was was like a prison cell- very small and stuffy. Bathrooms were clean as was the kitchen but every time you wanted... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The hostel itself is very nice and clean and bathrooms are ok. But when I came to check in the staff weren't helpful and only interested in people who want to book tours. I'd emailed and asked what time I could check in but never got a reply because it didn't say on the website I booked through. Then when... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The layout of this hostel is a bit strange - there is a lot of empty space and it doesn't have much character. However it is spotless and one of the cheapest hostels I've stayed in. I stayed in a few different rooms while I was there, the best being the female only dorms which were clean and bright. There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

cant fault this hostel! global central backpacker is in a great location. clean rooms and a nice common room area and kitchen area. the hostel is great as it offers discount on travel trips and meal deals for food which is great for any traveller trying to save money. would reccomend this hostel to everyone and am going to come... More 

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Address: 9b Shields Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 37
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